HyperDic: abound

English > 2 senses of the word abound:
VERBstativeaboundbe abundant or plentiful
stativeabound, burst, bristlebe in a state of movement or action
abound > pronunciation
Soundsahbaw'nd
Rhymesaground ... wound: 56 rhymes with awnd...
English > abound: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
See alsoabound inexist in large quantity
Spanishabundar
Catalanabundar
Adjectivesabundantpresent in great quantity
Nounsabundancethe property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
English > abound: 2 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe in a state of movement or action.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe streets abound with crowds; The crowds abound in the streets
Example"The room abounded with screaming children"
Synonymsburst, bristle
Broaderhave, featureHave as a feature
Spanishabundar, explotar
Catalanabundar, explotar

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